Monday, June 22, 2015
Map: Greetings from Nevada
Nevada — area 110,690 sq. m., of which 869 sq. m. is water; 6th state in size; admitted into the Union in 1864. State flower - Sagebrush, Capital - Carson City, Minerals mined are: gold, silver, lead, zinc and mercury. Places of interest: Lehman Caves National Monument (in Nevada National Forest) with limestone caverns; Boulder Dam (in the upper Black Canyon on the Colorado River); the highest dam in the world.